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discovery

[diskov′ərē]
Etymology: L, dis + coopiere, to cover
(in law) a pretrial procedure that allows one party to examine vital witnesses and documents held exclusively by the adverse party. Discovery is limited to materials, facts, and other resources that could not otherwise be reasonably expected to be discovered and that are necessary to the preparation of the case for trial. Also called pretrial discovery. Compare deposition, interrogatories.
Forensics (1) The ascertainment of that which was not previously known
(2) The disclosure or coming to light of what was previously hidden
(3) The acquisition of knowledge of given facts or acts
Malpractice Events, documents and facts assembled between the time a lawsuit has been filed and before trial, which can be used to defend or prosecute alleged malpractice
Molecular biology See Gene discovery
Therapeutics See Drug discovery

discovery

Malpractice Events, documents and facts assembled between the time a lawsuit has been filed and before trial which can be used to defend or prosecute a malpractice case

discovery

Pretrial device used to obtain or discover all information, facts, and circumstances surrounding the allegations at issue in the lawsuit. Techniques include interrogatories, requests for production of documents and things, admissions of facts, physical and mental examinations, and depositions.

Patient discussion about discovery

Q. A tumor was discovered in my kidney how should I prepare myself to the future events?

A. sorry to hear...there are all sorts of tumors in kidneys but generally i recommend first of all talking to your family and explain the situation. but only after you understand what it is and what that means. you will need a lot of support and you don't want to leave your loved ones in the darkness about it. believe me that is the basic in preparing yourself to any tumor therapy.
good luck!!
you'll be fine i'm sure!!

Q. what tests do i need to do in order to discover cancer on advance to increase the recovery chance?

A. it's complicated. if there are no signs for it- there is a slim chance you'll get any diagnose. there are do many types of cells in the body.

Q. What are the sides effects the one can be expect after ADHD as been discovered? What are the main symptoms?

A. there are no "side effects". there are three very definite symptoms:
hyperactivity- moving all the time.
short attention span- cannot be focused in something for more them few minutes.
impulsiveness- doing things "without thinking first" (running to the road after a baseball).

there may be only 2 of those symptoms appearing and in different severity.

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Based upon this list, it is apparent that a large amount of evidence may be subject to discovery in a patent infringement lawsuit.
Discovery has filed a New Drug Application with the FDA for clearance to market Surfaxin(r), the company's lead product, for the prevention of Respiratory Distress Syndrome in premature infants.
Although the Discovery Center brought a slightly different clientele and program, THITWGC also offered a valuable resource in providing a base of experienced staff.
The thirteen articles included in this issue characterize a combination of the knowledge discovery in data process components; the emerging information technology; and the established information methods such as classification, citation analysis, and indexing and abstracting.
According to a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Birch Holdings - a New York investment firm formed by ex-Paramount boss Martin Davis and Balfour Investors - stands to take control of Discovery Zone if its reorganization plan is approved by the bankruptcy judge.
As noted earlier, the case proceeded through discovery to trial in less than two years.
The new discovery engine utilized by Compugen in making these discoveries incorporates a proprietary model of the "peptidome", an in silico prediction of probable human peptides.
In time the 'e' in 'e-discovery' will disappear, illuminating the fact that document production in electronic form is fast becoming a routine part of all discovery," said Barton.
This is truly an industry first and it will significantly compress the electronic discovery process.
Today's law firms have differing needs for e-discovery based on a number of variables such as firm resources, client needs, case size, cost, time sensitivity and others," said Scott Nagel, vice president and managing director for LexisNexis Discovery Services.
Current methods of electronic discovery are built around getting the least amount of data required to satisfy legal requirements.
It's a software platform that integrates and manages the steps in the discovery process so companies and their law firms can standardize on a set way of doing discovery every time.